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Tucked away from the road on South Union Road off Main Street in the heart of the Village of Williamsville, you’ll find a quiet community of apartments and townhomes ideal for today’s lifestyle. Walnut Grove Apartment Homes, built by Alliance Homes and professionally managed by Water Valley Management, is now leasing additional, newly built apartment homes that offe…

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Five years before his dancers first hit the stage, Jon Lehrer was lining up tour stops. The professional dancer, who toured for 13 years with two internationally-known dance companies as well as the Radio City Rockettes, knew the amount of work and planning that goes in to setting up a tour. Before he’d even selected the name for his new dance company, he set the whee…

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It’s easy to picture your family in this beautiful East Amherst home…whether the kids are doing their homework in front of the cozy fireplace in the hearth room as dinner is being prepared in the nearby kitchen or you are hosting a dinner party in the open dining room – or simply enjoying the view from the great room. Set on a one-third acre parcel with a meanderi…

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Is this the year you make the leap and purchase a new home? Even as interest rates and home prices inch up, buying a home can still be the better option over renting. One of the biggest benefits of home ownership is the ability to build equity over time. Then there are the tax deductions. Not to mention the freedom to make your house your home. (When you rent, you can’t …

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Congratulations! You’re moving into your dream home. Or maybe you’re relocating for a new job. Or downsizing now that the kids are gone. Whatever your reason, packing and moving can take away from the excitement of a new home. Here are some tips to help you get organized, save money and ensure a smooth move. Part one: Packing and prep The first step, of course, is…

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“What’s the best investment option for my money?” Investment advisors are frequently asked this question, and most agree it’s comparable to being asked, “How big of a house should I build?” There’s no simple answer and no one-size-fits all solution. Experts say to begin with some soul-searching. “The ‘best option’ depends on a few variables, su…

Pet ownership has tripled since the 1970s, according to the Humane Society of the United States. Today, approximately 62 percent of American households include at least one pet. That’s roughly 69 million dogs and 74 million cats (not to mention birds, reptiles, hamsters and other critters). Collectively, we spend $50 billion each year keeping our pets safe, happy and …

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Photographing children has long been a favorite hobby of parents and grandparents, and the advent of smartphones and social media have made achieving the cutest kid photos a daily challenge. So what’s the best way to capture a frame- or post-worthy photo? We asked the experts for their top five tips: 1. Use the best lighting available Bill Kramer, photo design speci…

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So you’ve thought about taking that big step: bringing home a sweet little bundle of cuteness. Reveling in all that unconditional love. Watching your pride and joy grow up. Ah, parenthood. More specifically: pet parenthood. Who hasn’t considered adopting man’s best friend – canine or feline? Who hasn’t melted at the sight of an adorable, tiny puppy or kitte…

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When David Kaplan of Williamsville sees a Playboy magazine, it likely makes him think of his late grandfather, Lou Horwitz. But the reason why may surprise you. Lou Horwitz — along with his friends Charlie Thomas and Norm Richardson — created a revolutionary new car called the Playboy, which made its debut in February 1947. Dubbed “the nation’s new car sensation…

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Ever since the first horseless carriage was introduced, Buffalo has played an important role in the automotive industry. From the Thomas Flyer to the Pierce-Arrow, from the Playboy car to Chevys and Fords, plus tires, windshield wipers and more, our area boasts a rich automotive heritage. Many Buffalonians have auto industry connections so it’s no wonder car collectin…

Thanksgiving has always been my favorite holiday. My cousins and I called it the "Eat till you burst" holiday. Which is pretty ironic because, in my large Italian family, every holiday is the "Eat till you burst" holiday. But without a doubt, this past Thanksgiving will forever be my favorite holiday. Period.In mid-October, as my mother and Tony, my stepfather, were loadin…